Re: [PATCH 1/2] net: stmmac: Fix possible deadlock when disabling EEE support

From: Thierry Reding
Date: Wed Jun 26 2019 - 06:45:32 EST

On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 11:23:21AM +0100, Jon Hunter wrote:
> When stmmac_eee_init() is called to disable EEE support, then the timer
> for EEE support is stopped and we return from the function. Prior to
> stopping the timer, a mutex was acquired but in this case it is never
> released and so could cause a deadlock. Fix this by releasing the mutex
> prior to returning from stmmax_eee_init() when stopping the EEE timer.
> Fixes: 74371272f97f ("net: stmmac: Convert to phylink and remove phylib logic")
> Signed-off-by: Jon Hunter <jonathanh@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/stmmac_main.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

Tested-by: Thierry Reding <treding@xxxxxxxxxx>

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